Unknown attackers gun down tribal elder in Uruzgan
TARINKOT (Pajhwok): Unidentified gunmen have shot dead a tribal elder in central Uruzgan province, an official said Monday.
A local security official, who wished to go unnamed, told Pajhwok Afghan News the incident took place in Chori district on Sunday night.
The attackers managed to escape from the area after the incident, the source said.
Amir Mohammad, the provincial council member identified the slain tribal elder as Mohammad Omar known as Haji Lalak.
Omar had no links with the government but he was organizing tribal Jirgas and councils for resolving people’s problems, he said.
No group has claimed responsibility for the killing of tribal elder.
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